Col James Crosby Fitzwilliam

Col James Crosby Fitzwilliam

Birth
Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil
Death 4 Oct 2003 (aged 67)
Killeen, Bell County, Texas, USA
Burial Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA
Plot Section 68 Site 630
Memorial ID 8771777 · View Source
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Mr. James Fitzwilliam (KILLEEN, Texas) Web posted Tuesday, October 7, 2003




KILLEEN, Texas - James C. Fitzwilliam, formerly of Fort Gordon and Augusta, passed away peacefully at home, October 4, 2004, surrounded by his wife Marjorie and his sons David and Daniel. Jim was born, August 25, 1936, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, the only child of Morgan Sayers and Hazel Coley Fitzwilliam. He had lived in Killeen, Texas, since 1995 and was employed as a test plans analyst for TESCO, Fort Hood, Texas. Col. Fitzwilliam was Commander, 447th Signal Battalion, U.S. Army Signal Brigade, Fort Gordon, Georgia, 1976-1978. He earned his BS in mechanical engineering from Texas A&M University at College Station, class of 57, and an MS in mechanical engineering from the University of Alabama at Tuscaloosa, 1974. Col. Fitzwilliam retired from the U.S. Army in 1983 after 26 years of service. He was a Vietnam veteran. Survivors include his wife Marjorie of Killeen; two sons, David Sayers Fitzwilliam of Dallas, Texas; Daniel Watson Fitzwilliam of Palm Beach, Florida; a grandson, Steven Charles Fitzwilliam of Augusta, Georgia. He was preceded in death by his parents Morgan Sayers Fitzwilliam (A&M 1923) and Hazel Coley Fitzwilliam of Texarkana, Texas. Interment with full military honors will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Virginia. Jim requested donations be made to the American Cancer Society or Scott & White Hospice, Temple, Texas. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle October 8, 2003


--From the Wednesday, October 8, 2003 printed edition of the Augusta Chronicle


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Gravesite Details Interment date 11-19-2003. LTC US Army. Veteran Service Dates from 12-04-1957 to 05-31-1983. Information extracted from the National Cemetery Administration's National Gravesite Locator. http://www.cem.va.gov/

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  • Maintained by: Kathy McPhaul
  • Originally Created by: Shiver
  • Added: 16 May 2004
  • Find a Grave Memorial 8771777
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Col James Crosby Fitzwilliam (25 Aug 1936–4 Oct 2003), Find a Grave Memorial no. 8771777, citing Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia, USA ; Maintained by Kathy McPhaul (contributor 46821758) .